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Equal doses edcation and entertaining. Easing the pain of revising for the MRCP PACES exam with expert speakers, key knowledge and bad jokes!

The Pre PACEs Podcast Sam Williams

    • Education

Equal doses edcation and entertaining. Easing the pain of revising for the MRCP PACES exam with expert speakers, key knowledge and bad jokes!

    #19 Acromegaly

    #19 Acromegaly

    Sam was joined by consultant endocrinologist Dr Alison Evans to discuss acromegaly, a potential PACES curveball in a station 5 scenario. We talk through the typical presenting symptoms, important elements of a focussed examination, before covering the investigations, management and common examiner questions! 


     


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    Music:


    Chase & Superepic by Alexander Nakarada | https://www.serpentsoundstudios.com
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    • 59 min
    #18 Renal transplant (part 2)

    #18 Renal transplant (part 2)

    The second part of our mammoth deep dive into renal transplants featuring renal physicians Dr Jim Moriarty and Dr Revathi Jain. This episode confronts the investigations, management as well as tackling the common examiner questions in this critically important PACES station. 


    Go to www.kidneyfailurerisk.com for more information on the use of the Kidney Failure Risk Equation.


     


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    Music:


    Chase & Superepic by Alexander Nakarada | https://www.serpentsoundstudios.com
    Music promoted by https://www.free-stock-music.com
    Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)
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    Cinematic Epic Motivational Music | FILM by Alex-Productions | https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCx0_M61F81Nfb-BRXE-SeVA


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    • 43 min
    #17 Renal transplant (part 1)

    #17 Renal transplant (part 1)

    In this first part of our first ever double-header episode, Sam was joined by renal physicians, Dr Jim Moriarty and Dr Revathi Jain to discuss this absolute behemoth of a PACES topic. 


     


    We covered the systematic examination and comprehensive presentation of a patient with a renal transplant, setting you up perfectly to smash this station if it comes up in your exam! 

    • 42 min
    #16 Back pain

    #16 Back pain

    This week Sam was joined by Dr Tom Batty, Rheumatology SpR, to discuss back pain with a focus on Ankylosing Spondylitis!


    Tom is also the first guinea pig on Reg Against The Machine - but what does the machine do? You'll have to listen to find out! 


     


    This episode was sponsored by Pastest! Head over to pastest.com and sign up to their MRCP PACES revision resource to see many more stations, including those featuring patients with back pain, so you are SUPER prepared for your PACES exam! 


     


    Twitter: @prepacespodcast


    Email: prepacespodcast@gmail.com


     


    Music:


    Chase & Superepic by Alexander Nakarada | https://www.serpentsoundstudios.com
    Music promoted by https://www.free-stock-music.com
    Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)
    https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/

    • 1 hr 2 min
    #15 Lessons from FAILING PACES

    #15 Lessons from FAILING PACES

    Sam sits down for another solo episode to discuss the lessons he learned from failing PACEs. This episode is full of advice and will hopefully help those of you who aren't successful at your first attempt! Ultimately, it's not the end of the world and life will go on, whether or not you pass at the first attempt! 


    Thanks for listening! 


    Twitter: @prepacespodcast


    prepacespodcast@gmail.com

    • 24 min
    #14 The Curious Case of Benjamin Beska

    #14 The Curious Case of Benjamin Beska

    This episode Sam was joined by #MedTwitter royalty in the form of Dr Ben Beska (@Beska). Ben's MRCP PACES journey has been publicly followed on Twitter for all to see (and satirise). Discussion focussed on multiple exam delays, maintaining focus during the exam preparation and Ben's top tips for the most high yield activities during his revision. You can find more medical meme content from Ben @Beska on twitter! 


     


    Twitter: @prepacespodcast


     

    • 40 min

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